2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Technology Assessment (8406/18 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Analyzing the Fundamentals of Technological Assessment
Analyzing Technological Impacts
- Analyze the impacts and consequences of technological developments.
- Analyze the life cycle of consumer products and systems.
- Assess possible replacements of outdated technologies.
- Analyze the relationship between technology and the environment.
- Analyze the relationship between technological demand and resources.
Designing a Technical Product or System
- Assess a new product or system currently entering the market.
- Design a product or system to solve a problem or satisfy a need.
- Explore product-development costs and funding resources.
- Use three-dimensional modeling and analysis of the functional aspects of a product design and the optimization of a product.
- Describe the evaluation process of constraints, optimization, and predictive analysis (COPA) used to design a product or system.
- Analyze alternative solutions to existing problems.
- Incorporate aspects of universal design into a product or system.
Producing a Technical Product or System
- Apply safety procedures and practices.
- Produce a model or prototype that represents improvement in a product or system.
- Diagram material flow through the supply chain.
- Identify components of a quality assurance plan.
- Use tools, machines, materials, and processes.
- Evaluate a product or system.
- Produce an engineering design portfolio for a product or system.